Achilles Elbert Waldrop

Brief Life History of Achilles Elbert

When Achilles Elbert Waldrop was born on 16 August 1878, in Lafayette, Arkansas, United States, his father, Franklin Pierce Waldrop, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Irene "Betty" Spurlin, was 19. He married Ruth Margaret Badger on 28 June 1909, in Marble Falls, Burnet, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Chickasha Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 March 1961, at the age of 82, and was buried in Akers Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Achilles Elbert Waldrop
Ruth Margaret Badger
Marriage: 28 June 1909
Margaret Elizabeth Waldrop
Elbert Franklin Waldrop

Sources (17)

  • Ellert A Waldrop in household of Gid W Walldrop, "United States Census, 1910"
  • A Elbert Waldrop, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • A E Waldrop, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Wardrop .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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